Garfield Park Community Eats

The Hatchery 135 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL

Join us on The Hatchery Plaza on Saturday, July 2 for this year’s Garfield Park Community Eats event. In partnership with the Taste of Chicago, we invite local residents to come out for live music, food vendors (including members of The Hatchery), and summer fun on the West Side.


Meaningful Mentorships Series: Network Building in Action

ICNC 320 N Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL

A follow up to our June 16th class, discover the many forms of mentorship, share how to build out your bench, nurture your network, and set yourself up for success the second part of this workshop will be all about the application and working through building out your bench with your fellow entrepreneurs and mentors. […]


Lawsuit-Proofing Your Business

ICNC 320 N Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL

Small businesses take on challenges everyday– including litigious ones. Join attorney Max Goodman to learn best practices to avoid lawsuits with a step-by-step response guide. Learn when a lawyer is needed, what disputes can be handled on your own, common situations to avoid, and the costs of litigation.


Starting A Food Business

Online Event

Follow your dreams of starting a food business with our help. Join Natalie Shmulik of The Hatchery and Cheryl Balough of Balough Law Offices to go through a food business checklist and make sure you structure your business correctly from the start. This class covers required licensing, certification, financing, and branding. This event is free […]


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